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Past Event
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

AfroFuturism Lounge 2.0

1249 F Street, San Diego, 92101
Cost: Free - $20

Black Comic Creators, Artists, Writers, Designers, and Innovators Con Fab and After Party Free Entry to Exhibit Hall. (Friday Exhibit Hall Passes are Sold OUT) $10 General Admission includes panels and workshops fee as well as contest entry option on ticketed day. $20 VIP access includes General Admission as well as guaranteed access to receptions and contests. Want to volunteer? Sign up online. Our Vision is to provide an educational, entertaining, and informative space for creativeand critical thinkers alongside community buildersto experience Black Comix as an art as well as an industry of opportunities. VIP Receptions with Galaxy Glen and music by Rachel C. Evans Vendors, Exhibitors, Artists, Innovators Workshops, Panels Friday Afrofuturism in Cinema with Black Filmmakers Fantasy Makeup and Body Paint ot Cosplay Afropunk to Zines with James Spooner, Afropunk Founder Saturday Afrofuturism in Architecture: WorldBeat Center Vision/Revision Afrotransference: Generational Trauma and Strategic Wellness Diversity in ? Contests: Cosplay Friday and Hero/Villain Lair Design Saturday ENJOY 2nd Annual celebration of Black Comics, Sci-Fi, Afrofuturism, and Astral Blackness during the week of San Diego Comic-con! The Afrofuturism Lounge is the first of its kind and back again for another round; Part After Party, Part Black Artists Showcase. Proceeds from this event will benefit DETOUR (Depositing Empowerment Through Outreach & Urban Redevelopment). DETOUR is a mentoring program for girls of color whose mission is to increase access to education and employment opportunities for girls through our Focused And Naturally Confident Youth (F.A.N.C.Y.) Leadership programs (Expo, Leadership Academy, and Ambassador Internships). Our message is it is never too late to reposition yourself to passionately seek and fulfill your purpose! This ties in perfectly with the Afrofuturism and the principle of Sankofa. It's never too late to go back and fix it.

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4S Ranch Allied Gardens Alpine Baja Balboa Park Bankers Hill Barrio Logan Bay Ho Bay Park Black Mountain Ranch Blossom Valley Bonita Bonsall Borrego Springs Boulevard Campo Cardiff-by-the-Sea Carlsbad Carmel Mountain Carmel Valley Chollas View Chula Vista City College City Heights Clairemont College Area Coronado CSU San Marcos Cuyamaca College Del Cerro Del Mar Descanso Downtown San Diego Eastlake East Village El Cajon Emerald Hills Encanto Encinitas Escondido Fallbrook Fletcher Hills Golden Hill Grant Hill Grantville Grossmont College Guatay Harbor Island Hillcrest Imperial Beach Imperial Valley Jacumba Jamacha-Lomita Jamul Julian Kearny Mesa Kensington La Jolla Lakeside La Mesa Lemon Grove Leucadia Liberty Station Lincoln Acres Lincoln Park Linda Vista Little Italy Logan Heights Mesa College Midway District MiraCosta College Miramar Miramar College Mira Mesa Mission Beach Mission Hills Mission Valley Mountain View Mount Hope Mount Laguna National City Nestor Normal Heights North Park Oak Park Ocean Beach Oceanside Old Town Otay Mesa Pacific Beach Pala Palomar College Palomar Mountain Paradise Hills Pauma Valley Pine Valley Point Loma Point Loma Nazarene Potrero Poway Rainbow Ramona Rancho Bernardo Rancho Penasquitos Rancho San Diego Rancho Santa Fe Rolando San Carlos San Marcos San Onofre Santa Ysabel Santee San Ysidro Scripps Ranch SDSU Serra Mesa Shelltown Shelter Island Sherman Heights Skyline Solana Beach Sorrento Valley Southcrest South Park Southwestern College Spring Valley Stockton Talmadge Temecula Tierrasanta Tijuana UCSD University City University Heights USD Valencia Park Valley Center Vista Warner Springs
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